Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Preston with a requirement for WCF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WCF over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 28 33
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 -9
Permanent jobs citing WCF 25 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 10.04% 5.41% 3.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.82% 12.24% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 23 9 5
Preston median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -13.79% +42.62%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £38,350
90th Percentile £57,500 £41,250 £46,300
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -12.50%

WCF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Preston with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Preston
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 158 98 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston 63.45% 44.14% 44.33%
Number of salaries quoted 130 91 79
Preston median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,771 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £43,750 £45,000
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -

WCF
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

Job postings citing WCF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Preston.

Job vacancy trend for WCF in Preston

WCF
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF in Preston.

Salary trend for WCF in Preston

WCF
Salary Histogram in Preston

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WCF in Preston over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WCF in Preston

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing WCF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Preston region with a requirement for WCF.

1 25 (100.00%) .NET
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 25 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 25 (100.00%) C#
2 24 (96.00%) Web Application Development
3 20 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (80.00%) .NET Framework
3 20 (80.00%) NoSQL
4 19 (76.00%) Entity Framework
4 19 (76.00%) Node.js
4 19 (76.00%) AngularJS
4 19 (76.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 19 (76.00%) KnockoutJS
4 19 (76.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 19 (76.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 19 (76.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 19 (76.00%) Code First Entity Framework
4 19 (76.00%) TDD
4 19 (76.00%) Ruby
4 19 (76.00%) Git (software)
4 19 (76.00%) RESTful
4 19 (76.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (76.00%) BDD
4 19 (76.00%) MVC
4 19 (76.00%) Games
5 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (24.00%) XML
5 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.00%) XSL

WCF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (80.00%) NoSQL
3 19 (76.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.00%) Redis
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (76.00%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (76.00%) Games
2 5 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) .NET Developer
1 23 (92.00%) Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Principal .NET Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Principal Developer
3 1 (4.00%) .NET Development Team Leader
3 1 (4.00%) .NET Team Leader
3 1 (4.00%) Development Team Leader
3 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (4.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
1 25 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 20 (80.00%) .NET Framework
3 19 (76.00%) AngularJS
3 19 (76.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 19 (76.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 19 (76.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 19 (76.00%) Code First Entity Framework
3 19 (76.00%) Entity Framework
3 19 (76.00%) KnockoutJS
3 19 (76.00%) Node.js
3 19 (76.00%) RESTful
3 19 (76.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (24.00%) XML
5 5 (20.00%) SOAP
5 5 (20.00%) XSL
6 1 (4.00%) Ajax
6 1 (4.00%) jQuery
6 1 (4.00%) JSON
6 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) Web Application Development
2 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (76.00%) BDD
3 19 (76.00%) MVC
3 19 (76.00%) TDD
4 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (4.00%) B2C
5 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.00%) Kanban
5 1 (4.00%) Line Management
5 1 (4.00%) QA Automation
5 1 (4.00%) Scrum
5 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (76.00%) Ruby
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft